hard sauce


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hard sauce

n.
A creamy sauce of butter and sugar with rum, brandy, or vanilla flavoring, served chilled with puddings, gingerbread, or fruitcakes.

hard sauce

n
(Cookery) another name for brandy butter

hard′ sauce`


n.
a flavored dessert topping of creamed butter and confectioners' sugar.
[1895–1900]

hard sauce

- Contains butter and sugar, with brandy, rum, or vanilla.
See also related terms for vanilla.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hard sauce - butter and sugar creamed together with brandy or other flavoring and served with rich puddings
sauce - flavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food
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But some days Jonathan buckles down and creates a rich and satisfying white chocolate bread pudding with whiskey hard sauce, his turn on the Commander's Palace classic.